WSU Tennis Fares Well At BYU Invitational

Oct. 11, 2001

Provo, Utah-- The Washington State women's tennis team continued its torrid start by sending three singles players to the semifinals in the first day of the BYU Invitational.

Sophomore Zorana Roganovic, along with freshmen Zofia Fodor and Orsolya Sallai, went 2-0 for the day and all advanced to the semifinals to be played Friday. The three teammates compose three-fourths of the Flight 2 semifinal bracket.

Roganovic won her first match in singles Flight 2 over Weber State's Tara Rosenvick, 6-1, 6-1. She continued her winning ways in her second match by defeating Colorado State's Catherine Sullivan, 6-4, retire.

Fodor also won two matches in singles Flight 2. She outlasted Alexandra Raganetti of Colorado State, 6-3, 7-5. In her second match, Fodor beat Utah's Alison Hansen, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9. Fodor will play teammate Roganovic Friday in the Flight 2 semifinal.

In her first match, Sallai beat Weber State's Dana Delancy, 6-7, 4-6, 10-8. Then she got past Utah's Shene Estrock, 6-1, 6-2. Sallai will play Anna Curtolo of Boise State tomorrow in the Flight 2 semifinal, with the winner advancing to play Saturday against the Roganovic/Fodor winner.

Freshman Chris Martinez went 1-1 in singles Flight 1. Lorena Arias and Nora Gaal, both playing in singles Flight 1, lost their first matches and will play in Friday's backdraw Flight 1.

WSU competed with five other solid teams, including BYU, Boise State, Colorado State, Weber State and Utah.

Matches were played on BYU's indoor courts Thursday due to the cold weather. All of the tournament's matches will be played indoors.

The tournament features two singles' flights and one doubles' flight. Doubles play starts Friday. The finals for the singles matches will take place Saturday at 10 a.m., with the doubles final to be played at noon.

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